What are open captions?

Sometimes it’s important for everyone to receive the message. Open captions are permanently displayed on a video, they cannot be ‘turned off’ like closed captions. It is also known as ‘burned in/embedded’ or ‘hard-coded’ captioning. We deliver open captions in a variety of fonts and styles – great for public places or events – and even YouTube channels. Subtitled foreign films are an example of open captioning.

Check out these examples of different open caption styles:

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Updated on November 9, 2018

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